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UK weather sees hottest July 1 as heat nudging 97F already claims one life

Temperatures could hit 36C (97F) in Britain today making it the hottest July 1 on record, but northern parts of the country will see thunderstorms and hail showers triggered by the heat this afternoon. 13 more words


Record 137,000 migrants crossed Mediterranean this year

A record 137,000 people crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, says UN … 7 more words



I went to watch the movie San Andreas the other day and it re-ignited a feeling in me to understand many of the Earth’s natural disasters. 399 more words


A vision: two witnesses

I was given a measuring rod and  told, “Go and measure the Temple of God and the altar, and count the number of worshippers. But don’t measure the outer courtyard, for that has been handed over to the Gentiles. 517 more words


Proclamation issued for Iowa counties after severe weather

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A disaster proclamation has been issued for 18 Iowa counties affected by recent severe weather.

Gov. Terry Branstad issued the proclamation Tuesday. 85 more words


Indonesian air force plane (C-130 Hercules) crashes in Northern Sumatra killing over 100 people

Indonesian officials say 141 bodies have been recovered after a military transport plane crashed in a residential area of Medan on Tuesday.

The military says none of the 122 people on board the Hercules C-130 survived when it hit houses and a hotel before bursting into flames. 695 more words